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Traffic Management Operatives Nelson

  • Nelson, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

Due to substantial growth in our business, we have exciting opportunities for a TMO to join our Tasman Business.

As a TMO at Downer, you will be responsible for managing all temporary traffic management of our roadworks contracts. You will champion a Zero-Harm culture as you ensure the effective protection of your team and road users as you coordinate the maintenance operation.

What we are looking for

  • Traffic Management Operative (TMO) qualification
  • Class 1 license minimum  
  • Strong communication skills
  • Energy and commitment to the job
  • A strong sense of ownership
  • A Strong focus on site safety – you will ensure everyone gets home safe

There are plenty of opportunities for you to progress within Downer, the only thing stopping you will be your ambition.

What Difference can Downer offer you? 

Working for a progressive and stable employer, Downer offers more than just the basics you'd expect from a large organisation. Our benefits are designed to develop the whole person, at home and at work - trust us when we say we’ve got you covered. Here’s just a brief insight into some of the many things we can offer you:

  • Permanent position, 80 hours + per fortnight!
  • Additional night shift and weekend rates!
  • Regular training, including gaining further tickets and licenses!
  • A management team that will support your growth!
  • Competitive remuneration packages, overtime rates, allowances, job security and weatherproof pay – that means guaranteed full-time permanent pay regardless of being rained off!
  • Free access for you and your immediate family to mental health & counselling services!
  • An employee & whanau recognition programme that celebrates and rewards our people and their whanau for the value they bring!
  • Dedicated personal development plans that are reviewed quarterly, empowering you to take ownership of your career trajectory!
  • Access to over 50 training programmes!
  • The latest and greatest tools of the trade our people require to successfully perform in their roles! 
  • All employees have access to a great range of corporate discounts and benefits across banking, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, gym memberships and more!
  • We also encourage our people to participate in community volunteering initiatives and pay for the time you spend helping to make our community better with Downer's volunteer leave!
  • Supporting our people financially to nominate local causes, charities, and organisations that need a helping hand with our Downer Donate initiative!
  • A dedicated Corporate Social Responsibility team who provides holistic wrap-around support to our people who need it!

We are focused on creating a vibrant community of belonging that pursues diversity, builds inclusion, and creates more equitable opportunities for everyone. You will love being a part of the Downer community! Come and see for yourself what makes us different, as we continue to build our future! Literally.

Here's what our team has to say about working in the Downer Tasman traffic management business:

“Downer has a good reputation for a reason. When stepping into a new role with no experience, it can be extremely daunting but the crews at Downer are supportive and encouraging. If you have the appetite and drive to learn, Downer will back you 100% in supporting your career growth. I enjoy the fact that no two days are the same and i get to see the hidden beauty in our region on a daily basis. Traffic management at Downer is a tight knit team and no matter the weather, we always strive to do our best for each other.”

Crystal Stechman – Traffic Management Operative (TMO)

“Being a Downer employee has been the best work experience I’ve had. Downer has such a wide range of opportunities and is unlimited in the places you can go with the right attitude. I love working for Downer because the people are so welcoming, so kind and they care about their workers. Everyone is equal at Downer, included in all aspects, listened to, and treated with respect. We work as a team to get the job done to the best of our abilities and with a smile on our face. There’s nothing better than getting to wake up every morning, go to a job where the people are happy to see you and getting out and about to see the Tasman Region at the same time.”

Jo Tangohau – Site traffic management supervisor (STMS)

“Working at Downer has a fun friendly environment that’s like a big family, I love that you get to see so much of our region and no day is the same. You get to meet so many different people and learn a lot of new skills and gain experiences like no other.”

Amelia Holdaway - Traffic Management Operative (TMO)

If you are interested in the work that we are doing to make New Zealand better and want to take your career to the future with us, then we want to hear from you. Hit the Apply Now button to fill out an application form and upload your CV.  

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical.

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